Going Bananas for Jesus XX - 2019




 Join friends and other youth from across the Diocese of Grand Island for the 20th Going Bananas   for Jesus™ Youth Rally. This Rally is being brought to you by the Grand Island Deanery and the   Diocese of Grand Island, Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry.

 Going Bananas for Jesus brings you the opportunity to meet others from around the Diocese of   Grand Island and beyond. This event promises to be fun while growing stronger together in faith   through learning and prayer.

 The weekend begins on Friday night with fun and prayer. Saturday is a day full of activities. There   will also be small group sessions that are fun, teach about life and most importantly help us   connect with God.

 The weekend concludes with a special commissioning and sending forth! Don’t Miss Out!!!


Click here for 2019 Registration Brochure

Printable PDF Brochure

Middle School Registration

High School Registration

Adult Registration (parish leaders/sponsors)

Volunteer Registration (Local Grand Island volunteers only)

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Eric Heckman

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Island
2708 Old Fair Road
Grand Island, NE 68803
O: 308-382-6565 Ext 222









Michalene Iversen

Administrative Assistant, Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Island
2708 Old Fair Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68803
O: 308-382-6565 Ext. 220